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Plant-Based Review App abillionveg Announces US$2 Million Seed Funding Round

2 Mins Read Singapore-based review app abillionveg announced a seed funding round of US$2 million in funding, which is globally, the largest seed fund round for a plant-based startup in 2019. This follows other record-breaking funding news in the plant-based world earlier this year, including Beyond Meat’s IPO and Impossible Foods’ US$300 million Series E round.  Securing the […]

Hong Kong Meat & Dairy Consumption On The Rise Despite UN Warnings

4 Mins Read In the wake of our current biodiversity and climate crisis, which is putting the future of food, health and the environment under severe threat, Hong Kongers are still consuming meat and dairy at a higher rate than ever before. Comparative figures from a range of global data reports show that the import-dependent city alarmingly consumes […]

K11 Art Install x Free Burgers: Butchers Club Debuts Impossible Burger

3 Mins Read Another noteworthy addition to Hong Kong’s plant-based burger scene, the Butchers Club has launched a new Impossible burger in all its Hong Kong locations. To celebrate the launch of this collaboration, Impossible Foods and The Butchers Club have commissioned local artist Terena Wong to create a piece of 3D artwork on sustainability to be showcased […]

Omnipork Partners With Iconic Hong Kong Restaurant Tsui Wah

2 Mins Read Starting this August, dishes featuring Omnipork are now available across all of Tsui Wah’s 28 branches. The Hong Kong restaurant chain, which is an integral part of the city’s local cha-chaan-teng culture, will use the all-purpose plant-based pork alternative to offer diners a vegetarian spin on cult classics.  Launched earlier last year by Green Monday’s […]

Meal Delivery Startup NOSH Launches New Plant-Based Brand With Impossible Foods

2 Mins Read Hong Kong meal delivery startup NOSH has recently announced the launch of a rebranded corporate-focused delivery brand called Spoonful available now in their home territory and launching in Singapore next month. In exciting news for those looking to reduce their meat consumption, NOSH shared details of their new partnership with Silicon Valley plant-based meat juggernaut Impossible Foods. Plant-based […]

Urgent Global Food System Overhaul Needed To Avoid Climate Disaster Says Leaked UN Report

3 Mins Read A leaked draft report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reveals that keeping global temperatures down cannot be done without a total transformation in our current food production and land management systems. Crucially, the IPCC report underscores that attempts to cut down carbon emissions from transportation and energy will not be […]

By 2040, Majority Of Meat Will Come From Plants & Labs, With Asia Driving Demand

3 Mins Read The majority of the meat that people will be eating in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, but will instead be laboratory-grown “clean” meat or are plant-based meat alternatives, according to a newly published report. Greater acceptance of cultured meat and vegan-friendly meat alternatives in Asia will work to drive this predicted lifestyle shift. The […]

Singaporean Vegan Start-Up Wins Big At 2019 Asia Food Innovation Awards

2 Mins Read Amongst the winners and finalists announced at the recent Asia Food Innovation Awards ceremony were a number of innovative plant-based food technology and sustainable packaging companies from the region including a Singaporean vegan cheese company and a Malaysian rice straw manufacturer. The awards, hosted by FoodBev Media, featured more than 70 entries from 14 countries […]

Plant-Based Milk Company Oatly Tackles China’s Growing Demand for Dairy

2 Mins Read Oatly, the Swedish plant-based milk alternative made from milled oats that has taken Hong Kong by storm – it is now regularly served up in the city’s two largest coffee chains Starbucks and Pacific Coffee – is expanding into mainland China. Equipped their new office in Shanghai and an original Chinese character symbolising plant-based milk, […]

Hong Kong’s Greenest Food Truck: Impossible Foods x Invisible Kitchen Limited Edition Vegan-Friendly Collab

3 Mins Read Don’t miss out on Hong Kong’s greenest food truck experience: grab your Revolv reusable lunchbox and stuff your face with Buddha Bowls & Subs featuring plant-based Impossible meat! Invisible Kitchen, hailed as Hong Kong’s most eco-friendly caterer, will be partnering up with Impossible Foods to launch the city’s greenest food truck for a limited time […]

I Quit Waste: Privileged Veganism & The Fetishization of Native Foods

4 Mins Read Banana Blossom Fish & Chips? No thank you, says Columnist Smita J. Editor’s Update: This piece has ignited much discussion, which we are thrilled about. In one such discussion, a friendly soul pointed out to that it could be read as an attack on veganism, which we are not thrilled about. At Green Queen, we […]

Avant Meats, Hong Kong’s First Cell-Based Seafood Startup Looks To Tackle Demand For Prized Fish Maw & Sea Cucumber

3 Mins Read Cell-based meat, also known as lab-grown meat or cultured-meat, is trending right now with headlines about cruelty-free chicken nuggets and shrimp wowing inaugural tasters and Hong Kong-born cell-based seafood startup Avant Meats is riding the wave. Grown in exacting and controlled conditions in a laboratory environment, cell-based meat and seafood is viewed by many as […]

Build Your Own Vegan Burgers At Beef & Liberty With New Leaves & Liberty Concept

2 Mins Read Hong Kong’s premium burger eatery Beef & Liberty has launched additional vegan options to their menu and dishes featuring the “2.0” recipe launched by Impossible Foods for all foodies to enjoy – vegan, flexitarian and meat eaters alike. With their love of “all things burger related”, the classic burger restaurant now offers a vegan alternative […]

Pizza Express Singapore Launches Verde Vegan Menu With Beyond Meat, Omnipork & Daiya

2 Mins Read Popular pie chain, PizzaExpress, has debuted a brand new vegan menu in the Lion City. All five locations of PizzaExpress Singapore and online food delivery company, Deliveroo, will feature the special edition Verde menu full of vegan and vegetarian offerings. Incorporating savory, protein-rich meat alternatives and gooey, melty vegan cheese from the hottest foodtech companies […]

Plant-Based JUST Egg Launches Soon In China, Continues Work on Cell-Cultured Chicken Nugget

2 Mins Read Silicon Valley foodtech startup, JUST, has announced plans to roll out their innovative vegan egg product in mainland China through a multi-channel approach in the coming months. JUST Egg, made from mung beans and free of antibiotics and cholesterol, will make its way onto retail shelves, e-commerce and foodservice. Specialty supermarket retailers City Super, Alibaba-owned […]

The Best (Vegan) Things I Ate in 2018

12 Mins Read If one more person tells me Hong Kong is not vegan-friendly, I may actually scream! No, but seriously. 2018 is the year that vegan diets went mainstream worldwide. It is also the year that Hong Kong’s vegan dining offerings got seriously awesome. I want more people to know about them, hence this piece. Part of […]